Multi Use Games Area


The new vastly improved and extended MUGA, is now open and in use. MUGA can be booked for use by contacting the Cricket Club in the evenings, either by calling in or by phone, 01661 842902 or 01661 842836.

We hope that this excellent facility will provide many years of use and enjoyment for all in Stocksfield, and we are very grateful to all those who have made the completion of this project possible, and to those who have given generously to the funding of it.

Multi Use Games Area - Hire Charges

Bookings are taken at Stocksfield Cricket Club. 01661 842902 (club) or 01661 842836.

MUGA Availability - 8 am to 10 pm every day. Minimum booking time = 1 hour.

Prices (per hour)

Peak Times

Off Peak Times




Associated teams:



Peak times are Monday to Thursday - 6pm to 10pm. Off peak - all other times.

10 % Discount available for block bookings. Block Bookings = 10 or more sessions when paid in advance. Special daytime rates for community groups & schools.

Changing Facilities: Changing facilities are available evenings and weekends or by prior arrangement (check when booking) for £3 per session.

Emergency: In the event of an emergency a telephone and first aid equipment are available in the Cricket Clubhouse.

Branch End Play Area Phase Two - opening.

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The grand opening of Branch End Play Area Phase 2 took place on Saturday 29th March 2008.

Branch End Play Area Phase one opening.

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New toddler area at Branch End officially opened.

Diane Hinchcliffe cuts the ribbon to officially open the brand new toddler's play area at Branch End.

This super new toddler area, opened on Saturday 21st October 2006, is Phase One of the regeneration of Branch End Play Area. Judging by the number of toddlers who attended the opening, it looks like this new equipment is a hit!

A regeneration group, which consists of only four residents, has been supported by the Parish Council. Thanks to the efforts of these four residents, and to the efforts of Anne Davison of the Parish council, these excellent facilities for toddlers in Stocksfield are now available.

To complete the regeneration of the play area, phase 2, the regeneration group needs to raise a further £50,000. The sooner we raise the money, the sooner more up-to-date equipment for older children can be purchased and installed.

Photos, from top down: 1&2: Diane Hinchcliffe (Chair), Ros Craigen (Treasurer), Anne Davison (Parish Council), Charlotte Sumner (Secretary) and Barbara Revill, line up with children from the village for the official opening. 3: Diane Hinchcliffe & Anne Davison. 4: The busy first day. 5: Children from the village enjoy the new equipment.

Cutting the ribbon Diane & Anne They just love it!

Kate's Plain

Kate's Plain

There are two play areas in Stocksfield, the second one is Kate's Plain.

Kate's Plain can be found behind Brumwell Court, near the station, but access is from the Main Road or from the Guessburn.


Walk down the Guessburn and you will see the signpost to the left, next to the gardens not long after passing the Methodist Church. Take the path and cross the bridge and you are in Kate's Plain.

Alternatively you can now get to the the play area via the new footpath on the westside of Stocksfield Burn. Walk towards Brumwell Court from the Post Office, and take the new footpath just before the footbridge, you will again come to the footbridge over the burn by the Kate's Plain entrance.

Kate's Plain, unlike the Branch End Play Area, is flat so suitable for younger children, however the grass can be quite soft underfoot if it's wet. You will find a toddlers play area, a teen shelter, football pitch and seating area. Because of its remote location, you can often have the play area to yourself, although it is popular on Summer evenings, particularly at weekends.

Cutting the ribbon Diane & Anne